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Byron

George Gordon, 6th Baron. 1788--1824, British Romantic poet, noted also for his passionate and disastrous love affairs. His major works include Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (1812--18), and Don Juan (1819--24). He spent much of his life abroad and died while fighting for Greek independence
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Octave's appearance at Rossini's opera is the last he ever puts in at any theater; in fact, he had intended it to be the last appearance he ever made in society before setting off Byronically to fight against the Turks in the cause of Greek independence.
Such is the sympathetic view that Stendhal also invites us to take of Octave, whose over-susceptibility to love and consequent violent jealousy are equated in Armance, through the evocation of Othello, with Byron's supposed psychology, and whose fateful expedition to Greece affords him a Byronically heroic redemption (Rosa, "Un Presage,' "Sailing").